Middle East

Iranian lawmaker say 5,000 arrested during January protests

A handout picture released by the Iranian president's official website on January 31, 2018 shows Iran's President Hassan Rowhani (C), Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri (L) and Hassan Khomeini (R), the grandson of the founder of Iran's Islamic Republic Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, at the shrine of the revolutionary leader Khomeini in southern Tehran. Rouhani said that Iran must listen to protesters behind a recent wave of unrest, hinting that it risked another revolution if their demands wer





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